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In a letter sent to season-ticket holders, the Redskins thanks fans for their support while mentioning the core group of players that are poised to lead the organization back into the winning column. One notable name was left off.
"Head Coach Jay Gruden, new General Manager Scot McCloughan, and Defensive Coordinator Joe Barry will lead a nucleus of
Griffin, the Redskins' No. 2 overall pick in 2012, was not included in this group.
Griffin enjoyed phenomenal success as a rookie, throwing for 3,200 yards, 20 touchdowns and five touchdowns while running for 815 yards and seven touchdowns. Following an ACL tear during the 2012 postseason, Griffin hasn't been the same. After returning from a dislocated ankle this past season, Griffin was benched in favor of Colt McCoy.
Griffin played in nine games in 2014 and threw for 1,694 yards, four touchdowns and six interceptions.
Williams suffered the injury in the team's regular-season finale against the Cowboys. He was scheduled to undergo an MRI a day or two after the game, and apparently the injury isn't severe enough to keep him sidelined for the Pro Bowl, which will be held Jan. 25.
Williams sustained the injury in Sunday's season finale against Dallas and was unable to return.
The team announced he will not return.
The Redskins are currently 5 1/2-point underdogs at home against the Cowboys.
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